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You were editor of the Jester for three years.
No, I was not, just for two years. You see, I got
out at the end of my junior year.
We haven't brought this out yet. You might want to go
Well, in my sophomore year, while I was editing the
Jester, the war was on and we got into it.
You did go into how you got credits.
Yes, I got credits when I went off to the officers'
training school. But luckily for me the war ended just as
I was being made a second lieutenant. In those days, the
lieutenant was the man who led the troops over the top of the
trenches. Second lieutenants were selling for about two for
a dime. But I got back to college then, and I had credit for
all the courses by this time that I couldn't do. So it was
kind of a joy ride for me to finish in three years--by going
to summer session after my junior year. All I needed were a
few more points. So I never had to go back for my senior year.
Now, I think I told you that before going back to Columbia
I had worked for one year in Packard Commercial School and
had gotten some outside jobs, so that I had a pretty good
sense of business and double-entry bookkeeping by the time I
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